Bangladesh per capita income crosses $2,000

The per capita income of Bangladesh has risen to USD 2,064 in the fiscal year 2020, scoring $155 growth in the period of a year. It was $1,909 in the last fiscal.

The Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics (BBS) revealed this provisional data on Tuesday.

Meanwhile, Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth was recorded at 5.24 per cent in the fiscal year 2019-20, according to the provisional estimation.

The GDP growth has been affected due to COVID-19 pandemic. It was 8.15 per cent in fiscal year 2018-19.